Kvetching and Jiving: Jews and African Americans
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The relationship between Jews and African-Americans has developed the American songbook, jazz, the American musical, comedy, and other forms of popular entertainment. A detailed look shows how the cultures blended into the most significant contribution of performing arts in the world. Artists to be explored include Al Jolson, Edna Ferber and Jerome Kern, Cab Calloway, Lena Horne, Gene Wilder, and Mel Brooks and more.